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WhatsApp Flaw, Dropbox Bug Bounty Program, Investigating Web Shell Attacks – ASW #95

February 10, 2020



This week in the Application Security News, Mike and John cover the following news stories: Critical Security Flaw Found in WhatsApp Desktop Platform Allowing Cybercriminals Read From The File System Access, Dropbox bug bounty program has paid out over $1,000,000, Report Pins Cloud Security Woes on Flawed DevOps Processes, Ghost in the shell: Investigating web shell attacks, An Incident Impacting your Account Identity, and Some Google Photos videos in ‘Takeout’ backups were sent to strangers last November.

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WhatsApp Flaw, Dropbox Bug Bounty Program, Investigating Web Shell Attacks

Flaws, Breaches, & Threats
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[caption id="attachment_210" align="alignleft" width="120"]John Kinsella John Kinsella - Vice President of Container Security[/caption] [caption id="attachment_210" align="alignleft" width="120"]Mike Shema Mike Shema - Product Security Lead[/caption]



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